General News (Archive)

MoD:  New helicopter deal boosts UK's investment in military flying training to £2.8bn – (Defence Secretary attends 75th Anniversary commemorations for the Battle of Crete ~ Defence secretary visits Aegean as migrant crossings reduce ~ MoD:  Counter-Daesh Quarterly Update ~ Dstl hosts 19th Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Conference ~ The UK has marked International Day of UN Peacekeepers ~ Skanska and Defence Infrastructure Organisation celebrate new college building topping out)

DCMS:  Rail tourism winners announced

LGA:  Positive progress for children in care ~ LGA responds to APPG report on ‘absent' children - ( LGA:  New ban on 'legal highs' which devastate lives backed by councils ~ HO:  Trade in so-called 'legal highs' now illegal)

Ofcom:  Universal postal service returns to financial health – (Ofcom:  Calling all mobile users... text 78070 to reduce nuisance calls)

ScotGov:  Apply now for student funding – (ScotGov:  Colleges of success ~ ScotGov:  Cash support for film in Scotland)

Environment Agency:  Putting fish on the ‘highway’ to success – (EA:  Glastonbury Festival fined for causing pollution ~ EA:  Farmers to reap rewards from registering waste exemptions online)

STFC:  UK Infrared detector passes latest NASA hurdle – (STFC:  Dark Matter search enhanced by LHC's new turbocharged 'Brain' ~ STFC:  Designer nanomaterials caught by laser octopus)

TfL:  Touch in and take to the Thames as contactless payment comes to the river – (Date set for Night Tube launch ~ TfL:  Water way to pay for river travel ~ TfL:  New freight initiative to reduce harmful emissions)

ESRC:  ORCID identifiers now live in the Research Councils' grants system (Je-S) – (ESRC:  CRM courses and events 2016)

CCW:  Password scheme can help Cambridgeshire residents thwart bogus callers

Ofwat calls on companies to put customers first as it backs new £1.6bn markets in bio-resources & water trading

Arts Council England:  More than £2.4m of funding for museums

Ordnance Survey:  New look walking guides to inspire people to #GetOutside

Unicef:  New fund launches to address global education crisis – (Unicef:  Water & sanitation a key concern in Sri Lanka flood emergency)

WWF:  Meat-Free options and ethical standards prove a draw for young UK diners